In hindsight, I think this may have been more appropriate as separate question. I was about to type a bunch of unnecessary stuff, when all that needs to be done is the contents of the folder moved into a newly created folder on your drive. You can check your free space on OneDrive by clicking the OneDrive icon in the notification center and choosing Manage storage, or you can go to , sign in, and note the amount of used space in the lower left of the screen. In this scenario, you may not want to change the read-only attribute for a collection of files only to edit one or two. If the issue is still present, contact the server manufacturer. If you found this article helpful, and especially if you didn't, please use the feedback controls below to let us know how we can make it better.
Tips: Probably your excel file is also protected with open password now besides above edit restrictions. So, it carries no information as far as I am concerned. The wikiHow Tech Team also followed the article's instructions and validated that they work. Often files appear as read-only because of the type of media they are stored on. So remove read only in excel file.
Check to see if the root folder is zipped or compressed, and unzip if necessary. I guess the readonly attribute effects it. Surely, read-only excel file could prevent accidental changes on it. ReadOnly ; foreach string strDir in System. Navigate to the folder containing the file you want to open as read-only. I had a linux distro that would show the internet disconnected both when it was and when it wasn't.
Only displays temporarily while setting it. But there are ways around it. Hi Joshua, To better assist you, we'd like to know if you are the only user on your computer. This did not fix the problem with patching wc3 though. But that would be unworkable. I'm running latest version of Windows 8. I found an issue with Windows 8 that all my files are read only in Program Files.
To edit this type of read-only file, you'd want to edit the file in a folder that does allow editing, and then move the newly created file into the original file's folder, overwriting the original. Follow the steps mentioned below. I know, stupidity, but the fact is that at this point of time I don't even have an option that says 'Run as Administrator'. It happened to me again today so again I went looking to see if I could find a solution. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.
If the file continues to open as read-only after you change its properties in File Explorer, try running QuickBooks as an administrator and then opening the file. This is preventing me from editing the photos. I cannot copy files into it or remove files on it. Without a long course in Windows, understanding of this will be elusive. Obviously, I cannot copy the contents of this folder anywhere else and make changes to the permissions. Some folk flame on about this area so let them flame.
A progress bar came up and it did its thing. Opening a Word document as read-only helps prevent unintentional changes you make to the document from being saved. What exactly that balance is is, as always, up for debate. I finally experienced this problem personally. Not trying to be a jerk but it's true. I have Windows 7 Ultimate. You can disable this protection when first opening the document.
It's a single folder containing the files. A further suggestion, if you'd like to quickly change multiple files to read only. The box may indicate that read-only permissions are set for other users on the same computer. Normal ; foreach string strFile in System. Take ownership of it if too you have to, to do this.